Northbridge Industrial Services plc (LON:NBI), the industrial services and rental company, has announced that it has appointed Stephen yapp as an independent non-executive director of the Group with immediate effect.
With over 25 years experience of public company boards, Mr Yapp, aged 63, is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Management Accountants and holds an MBA. He is currently Chairman of Pittards plc and of a number of private companies. Until recently, he was non-executive director of Downing Strategic Micro Cap Fund and, from 2007 until the company was sold in 2016, he was Executive Chairman of Journey Group plc.
Commenting on the appointment, Peter Harris, Chairman, said:
“I am delighted to welcome Stephen to Northbridge and am confident that his wide range of skills and experience will enable him to make a significant contribution as the Board addresses challenges and opportunities arising from the impact of the pandemic upon our markets and towards the execution of our longer term strategy for profitable growth.”